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St. Paul School of Music offering 3 summer camps
With summer break in full swing, it’s time for planned family vacations and relaxation.
But if you’re a music lover, Anne Schooley, director of the St. Paul School of Music, invites you to participate in what she calls “musication.”
Starting on June 18, one of three specialized music camps will kick off for beginners and advanced musicians alike. Guitar Camp will be held throughout the week of June 18-22 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. “Born to Sing” will start the week of June 25-29 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., while “Youth Handbell Camp” will be held the week of July 9-12 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
More than 11 million children across the United States attend summer camps each year, she said.
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Rediscover Marion County for a summer full of fun
Memorial Day Weekend was the cue for families to begin thinking of and even planning those wonderful summer trips that build fond memories and shared stories for years to come.
In just a few weeks, school children will be out for the summer, giving families time to take off work and take off for all points north, south, east and west.
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